Calgary - The Western Hockey League Player of the Week is forward Colin McRae of the Brandon Wheat Kings. McRae earned player of the week honours by recording two goals and five points in two games, including the game winning goal in both games and helping lead the Wheat Kings to a perfect 2-0 record for the week while extending the teamsÂ' winning streak to five games.
rOn Saturday, October 20th, McRae scored the game winning goal in a 4-2 win against the Blades in Saskatoon.
rOn Sunday, October 21st, McRae scored the game winning goal and added three assists in an 8-3 victory against the Raiders in Prince Albert.
rColin, a 19-year-old from Carman, Manitoba is a free agent.
rHonourable mention goes to Nathan Barrett of the Lethbridge Hurricanes.
rWHL Players of the Week, 2001-02:
rSept 21 Â– Sept 30: Shane Bendera, Red Deer Rebels
rOct 1 Â– Oct 8: Tomas Kopecky, Lethbridge Hurricanes
rOct 9 Â– Oct 14: Tyler Weiman, Tri-City Americans
rOct 15 Â– Oct 21: Colin McRae, Brandon Wheat Kings